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hurricane

noun adversity, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, flood, natural disaster, rain, rain and wind storm, rainstorm, serious calamity, storm, tragedy, upheaval
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The impact of Tropical Cyclone Gonu was widespread, but the storm was something of an anomaly in the region.
For further information on tropical cyclone warnings in the South Pacific region, please consult the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Honolulu and the National Weather Service's Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Fiji's regional meteorological center responsible for tropical cyclone warnings in the South Pacific region, or the Government of Australia's Bureau of Meteorology.
Their paper, "The Track Integrated Kinetic Energy of the Atlantic Tropical Cyclones," was published in the American Meteorological Society's Monthly Weather Review.
We have also seen tropical cyclones active in latitudes from where moist maritime air should be advected towards the daytime heat of our south and west.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A groundbreaking study showed that earthquakes, including the recent 2010 temblors in Haiti and Taiwan, may be triggered by tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons), according to a presentation of the findings at the 2011 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
by the tropical Cyclone Phet that hardly hit most of the Sultanate of Oman in
It would turn into a moderate intensity tropical cyclone with maximum sustained wind of about 70-90 kilometres per hour with the associated storm surge of 3-5 metres.
The tropical cyclone season in the South Pacific region began Nov.
The severity of effects in both was determined, again, by distance from the cyclone's eye, suggesting that there are interactions between forest fragmentation and the physical dynamics of tropical cyclones that require further study.
Tropical Cyclone Sidr destroyed tens of thousands of homes in south-west Bangladesh and killed around 1,800 people
The report, Tropical Cyclones Over the Mediterranean Sea, was based on simulations of climate change, and was written for publication in the American Geophysical Union Journal.
The report, The Impact of Tropical Cyclones on Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production, examines the historical impacts of tropical cyclones on Gulf crude and gas production from 1960-2005 and refinery operations over the past 20 years.

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